Sven Ortel

Sven Ortel designed projections for A Confederacy of Dunces (2015) at the Huntington. He works internationally and nationally creating projections and imagery for theatre, opera, dance, musicals, and beyond. His work has been recognized with a Tony Award nomination for Disney’s Newsies and with a Drama Desk Award nomination for Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His recent and current projects include Svadba at the Opera Festival in Aix en Provence, Mat Franco’s Las Vegas residency, and The Other Place at the Alley Theatre, Houston. Mr. Ortel mentors young projection designers, gives master classes, taught at University of California Los Angeles, and has created an online resource for projection design. At the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Ortel leads the area of integrated media which is part of the MFA in design and technology.

(As of October 2015)

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